arts, movies, music, pop culture

settling the book v. movie war… once and for all… please!

First of all, James Franco is a PhD candidate at Yale. Just let that sink in for a sec. http://entertainment.time.com/2013/05/22/as-i-lay-dying-james-franco-does-william-faulkner/ Secondly, he has a good point in that article, saying that any movie of a book is that director/screenwriter’s critique or interpretation of the book and should be seen as an adaptation. I think that’s… Continue reading settling the book v. movie war… once and for all… please!

arts, movies, music, pop culture

Things a good parent has watched with their children

Or I should say, a culturally, socially and morally responsible adult who realizes the profound impact the television and movie industries have had on their upbringing and personal relevance to modern society. Meaning… here are things that Robin loves… not necessarily in this order. Star Wars Trilogy Why?¬†Obvious really. Note I said trilogy. And don’t… Continue reading Things a good parent has watched with their children

arts, movies, music, pop culture · womens issues

Aging, evil stepmothers, pretty girls who can’t act and other maladies of women

I mean “malady” has the word “lady” in it, people! Why are we still so bitter about women? Heres what I mean… The most recent Snow White depicts, quite well I might add, the frustration of a once gorgeous woman afraid of aging and withering away. The age-old (pun intended) struggle of women for meaning… Continue reading Aging, evil stepmothers, pretty girls who can’t act and other maladies of women